9th GOGOLFEST festival: GOGOLFEST in photos

15:40 Sep. 22, 2016

GOGOLFEST in photos

GOGOLFEST festival performances (UNIAN)

Сontemporary art festival is underway in Ukraine's capital

9th International Contemporary Art Festival GOGOLFEST is underway in Kyiv. The theme of this year's festival is the biblical story of Babylon. For ten days artists from all over Ukraine, as well as artists from abroad, are presenting 200 events, ranging from dance performances to non-traditional kinematic performances in original genres.

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GOGOLFEST is being shown for the 9th year in a row. This year the event is sponsored by Kyiv administration, that allocated UAH 900,000 (approx. USD 35,000). It takes place at the so-called art-plant Platforma - an abandoned factory facility turned into a contemporary art space. 

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The main event will be by Oskaras Korshunovas, a Lithuanian director, one of the most prominent and interesting European directors, social-political project Burn. Babylon, new shows of Dakh Daughters  group and other artists.

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